Dublin, Trinity College, MS 574

  • Latin language
  • s. xvii
  • Irish manuscripts
Compilation of extracts and texts from various Irish annals and registers in Latin, incl. the Register of Clogher, John Clyn's Annals of Ireland, Henry of Marlborough's annals, short annals of Ireland by Thady Dowling, Gerald of Wales, the annals of Dunbrody Abbey, the Black and White Books of Christ Church, Dublin, the annals of Ross and the Annals of Ulster. For much of the material, there is evidence that it was written for James Ussher (d. 1656). The manuscript passed into the possession of James Ware.
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Cat. no. 574
Irish annals
Provenance and related aspects
Latin language
s. xvii
17th century
Hands, scribes

The list below has been collated from the table of contents (if available on this page)Progress in this area is being made piecemeal. Full and partial tables of contents are available for a small number of manuscripts. and incoming annotations concerning individual texts (again, if available).Whenever catalogue entries about texts are annotated with information about particular manuscript witnesses, these manuscripts can be queried for the texts that are linked to them.


Secondary sources (select)

Elizabethanne, Boran, “Writing history in seventeenth-century Ireland: Dudley Loftus’ Annals”, in: McCarthy, Muriel, and Ann Simmons (eds), Marsh's library: a mirror on the world: law, learning and libraries, 1650-1750, Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2009. 203–233.
Abbott, T. K., and E. J. Gwynn, Catalogue of the Irish manuscripts in the Library of Trinity College, Dublin, Dublin: Hodges, Figgis & Co, 1921.
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Abbott, T. K., Catalogue of the manuscripts in the Library of Trinity College, Dublin; to which is added a list of the Fagel collection of maps in the same Library, Dublin: Hodges, Figgis, 1900.
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92 Note Annales Ultonienses ... ad 1663 must be in error.
User:CA ,Dennis Groenewegen
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